Row over language teaching to Australia's aborigines

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at gmail.com
Thu Nov 20 17:02:26 UTC 2008


Forwarded From: edling at lists.sis.utsa.edu


ABC Radio Australia



Row over language teaching to Australia's aborigines



There has been a major disagreement over the teaching of indigenous
languages and English at bilingual schools in the Northern Territory.

Australia's federal race discrimination commissioner and the Northern
Territory's education minister have locked horns over the issue.



Full story:

http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/news/stories/200811/s2422456.htm?tab=latest





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Harold F. Schiffman

Professor Emeritus of
Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Phone:  (215) 898-7475
Fax:  (215) 573-2138

Email:  haroldfs at gmail.com
http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/~haroldfs/

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